We are appealing for witnesses to a serious assault, in Doris Archer Court in Swindon, during which an 18-year-old man was injured and required hospital treatment.
During the incident, which took place at 11pm last night (27/07), the victim was approached by three people wearing masks and was struck by a blade.
The attackers are described as dressed in black clothing and wearing balaclavas.
Detective Sergeant Lou Kuklinski said: “This was a very concerning attack which left the victim with significant injuries.
“We are asking anyone who saw suspicious activity in the area at the time of the incident to contact us as a matter of urgency. Even a small observation could provide a vital clue to help identify those responsible.”
Anyone with information is asked to call us on 101 quoting log 54220079232.
Alternatively you can leave information anonymously by calling Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.